Olive CHATENAY

CHATENAY (Anderson) Olive It is with profound sadness, that we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, Olive Chatenay (Anderson) after a valiant battle with cancer. On February 18th, 2009, she peacefully entered her savior's arms with her much-loved husband and children at her side. Olive was born October 5, 1946 in innisfail, Alberta and was raised in the Big Bend community. She met her true love and future husband James Chatenay at a 4H dance in Ridgewood 50 years ago this week. She married Jim who remained a devoted and loving companion, husband and father. Olive lovingly raised 4 children, Mark (Linda Swift), Michael (Sharon Prozny), Tammy (Rob McFadden) and Chantal (Don Goyan) at their homestead in Ridgewood, Alberta. She was predeceased by her father Oliver Anderson and her second father Ernest P. Smith and is survived by her mother Katherine Smith (Munro), sisters Joyce (Bob Hurl) and Janet (Irvine Steinke), and brother Dennis (Carol Ritten). She is also survived by her 11 grandchildren Ryan, Jesse, Keaton, Hailey, Devin, Krysten, Jayden, Allison, Hannah, Paige and Cole whom she loved with all of her heart and soul. Her kind loving way touched all that were privileged to know her. She will be deeply missed. Her family wish to extend our sincere gratitude to the extraordinarily caring physicians, nurses and staff of the Cross Cancer Institute. Your caring compassion was a comfort and will be forever cherished by all. Memorial service will be held Monday February 23, 2009 at 2 o'clock at the Innisfail Alliance Church, #25, 4804 42 Ave, Easgate Mall, Innisfail, AB, with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, 10665 Jasper Avenue, Suite 700, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3S9.


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